Dr. David Coons, D.O., an orthopedic surgeon, center, performs a reverse shoulder joint replacement surgery at MultiCare Allenmore Hospital in Tacoma earlier this year. The health system remains the largest private employer in Pierce County.
Dr. David Coons, D.O., an orthopedic surgeon, center, performs a reverse shoulder joint replacement surgery at MultiCare Allenmore Hospital in Tacoma earlier this year. The health system remains the largest private employer in Pierce County. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Dr. David Coons, D.O., an orthopedic surgeon, center, performs a reverse shoulder joint replacement surgery at MultiCare Allenmore Hospital in Tacoma earlier this year. The health system remains the largest private employer in Pierce County. Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com

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